Flash Flood Watch issued for north portions of the Chicago Metro area valid until 6am Thursday

..FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM CDT THURSDAY…

The National Weather Service in Chicago has issued a

* Flash Flood Watch for portions of north central Illinois and
northeast Illinois, including the following areas, in north
central Illinois, Boone, De Kalb, Lee, Ogle, and Winnebago. In
northeast Illinois, Cook, DuPage, Kane, Lake IL, and McHenry.

* Until 6 AM CDT Thursday.

* Training thunderstorms with heavy rainfall rates of over one
inch per hour will slowly move southeast across north central
and northeast Illinois this evening into overnight.

* Flash flooding could occur quickly posing dangerous to motorists
and those in low-lying area.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

A Flash Flood Watch means that conditions may develop that lead
to flash flooding. Flash flooding is a very dangerous situation.

You should monitor later forecasts and be prepared to take action
should Flash Flood Warnings be issued.